the High Dike (de Hoge Dijk) – collection
Amsterdam-Abcoude, the Netherlands
Tryptich of grasland photo and close-up of Meadow Thistle
Meadow thistle (Wikipedia Lat. Cirsium dissectum – Dutch: Kale Jonker ) is on the Dutch Red List of plants – status rare and diminishing – it’s natural occurrence is NorthWest Europe.
The “High Dike” (de Hoge Dijk)
is a natural area in the South of Amsterdam SouthEast, adjacent to Abcoude ( <a href="http://www.google.com/maps/ms?hl=nl&ie=UTF8...">Google Maps</a> )
There are large water parts and lots of reed lands and low bushes, and wooded area’s.
Just like the Reed Corner (Riethoek) it’s a very precious natural ecosystem close to the highly populated neighbourhoods of Amsterdam SouthEast.
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